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Accident: 94491.015 - Employee Contacts Power Lines While Trimming Trees And Is Ki

Accident: 94491.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 04/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1222891.01504/05/2017Calderon Tree Services
At 3:00 p.m. on April 3, 2017, an employee was working from a fork, approximately 20 feet above the ground, to trim tree limbs. After being handed a metal pole saw from the ground, the employee inadvertently contacted an overhead power line with the saw and was electrocuted.
Keywords: tree trimming, power lines, electrical, electrocuted
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1222891.015 20 M Fatality Electric Shock

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